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Cleo Hamilton Exemplifies Student Leadership and Commitment

If you ask his friends what makes Cleo Hamilton an outstanding example of Orange spirit, his dedication and determination are two characteristics that stand out. Hamilton is entering his senior year at Syracuse University this fall with one of the highest honors a student can receive, being named a Remembrance Scholar, defying odds along the...
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Sharing a Graduation Story (Nataliya Kolesova G’19)

Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud periodically shares stories of Syracuse people on his Orange Friends blog. A recent entry from featured Nataliya Kolesova, who received her master’s degree in teaching and curriculum this past weekend. Nataliya says: I am surprised but very proud that my story serves as an example of continuous determination and enormous...
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Fulbright DAI Semester Concludes with Lessons Learned in the Classroom and Through Cultural Understanding

At the start of the spring 2019 semester, Syracuse temperatures hovered in the single digits, and even hardened locals balked at the brutal cold and wind. For eighteen teachers, newly arrived from nine countries as far away as the Philippines and Senegal, the extreme weather was a novelty that quickly lost its luster. But the...
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InclusiveU Students Continue Advocacy Work for Inclusive Higher Education

Students in Syracuse University’s InclusiveU program spent this year advocating for inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities beginning with a visit to Capitol Hill last fall and ending with a visit to campus from U.S. Representative John Katko. InclusiveU junior Cleo Hamilton, senior Gabby Iannotti and sophomore Ian Coe joined Taishoff Center for...
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2019 Convocation Offers Wise Words to Graduates

The School of Education celebrated its 43rd Annual Convocation on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Manley Field House. 336 degree recipients were recognized, including 137 bachelor’s, 135 master’s, 43 Certificates of Advanced Study, and 21 doctoral degrees. Thirteen InclusiveU students were also recognized for completing certificate programs. In her remarks to the class of 2019,...
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Sylvia Montijo ’19: Becoming an Educator

In a middle school art class in Cuenca, Ecuador, the teacher was having trouble including a student with a visual impairment in activities. Sylvia Montijo ’19, assisting in the classroom through a Syracuse Abroad internship, began working with the student to accommodate his disability. She connected with him, gained his trust and learned how to best work...
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Third Annual End of Year Celebration Recognized Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

The 3rd annual School of Education End of Year Celebration was held on Friday, May 3 in the Schine Student Center. This event gives the School of Education community an opportunity to come together and celebrate the end of the academic year, and recognize the awards, scholarships, grants, fellowships, and other honors that students, faculty,...
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Hamilton, Washburn Named 2019-20 Remembrance Scholars

Two members of the School of Education community were named 2019-20 Syracuse University Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Those students, who were returning from a semester of study...
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School of Education Students Appointed to Student of Color Advisory Committee Members

Syracuse University announced the creation of the Student of Color Advisory Committee that will collaborate with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and other staff members to provide feedback and dialogue to ensure the safety and well-being of students on and off campus. Committee members include two graduate students from the School of Education Obi...
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Cleo Hamilton Recognized with 44 Stars of Excellence Award

The 44 Stars of Excellence Awards acknowledge students, advisors and recognized student organizations (RSOs) who demonstrate outstanding dedication and commitment to their organization and its mission. The Gala honoring the 2019 nominees was hosted April 18. Cleo Hamilton ’20, a junior with InclusiveU in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, received the SU...
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